Chad Parenteau will entertain during Poet's Nite Out on Thurs. April 8, 7pm -9pm at The Naked Bean Cafe,' says Joanna Ballard.
Parenteau has an MFA from Emerson College in Boston. He won a 2003 Cambridge Poetry Award for his chapbook "Self-Portrait In Fire".
Parenteau’s poetry appears in numerous print and online publications, including anthologies such as French Connections: A Gathering of Franco-American Poets.
Chad has been featured in several venues, including Spoken Word Nantucket, the Fox Chase Reading Series in Philadelphia, the 17 Poets! Reading Series in New Orleans, and the Out of The Blue Art Gallery in Cambridge, Massachusetts, where he is the current host and organizer of Stone Soup Poetry, one of the longest-running weekly poetry venues in the state.
Poet's Nite out is an All Age Open mic (including singer/songwriter's) Held the 2nd and 4th Thursday of every month at The Naked Bean Cafe' a locally owned and operated business at 3307 Line Ave., Shreveport, LA 318.864.2999.
$5 suggested donation.